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FOX
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
city layed out the new time line for the work to fill a massive sink hole that opened up earlier this month. cc myer who is noted for his quick fixes of road work will complete the work. officials say there will be some disruptions. >> meaning noise, meaning disruption in traffic flow. >> the money will come from the state, or from the city's rainy day fund. cc myers they also came to the rescue after the mcarthur mays collapse. a gas tanker truck overturned spilling gas and bursts into flames. the heat weakened the roadway which then collapsed. myers won the contract and he beat his own deadline by over a month. because of that his company earned a $5 million bonus for completing the work early. the five day connector reopened a month before the deadline. >>> traffic was blocked on skyline boulevard in daily city early this morning as rescue crews pulled a man from a car that went right over the hillside. the chp got the call about 4:30 this morning after the car went off the road near olympic way and traffic ended up being blocked for about two hours. the man had serious injuri
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
one city prepped for the worst. >> reporter: we found pacifica cleaning up storm drains this afternoon. they installed a trash capture device on the top of the drain that workers monitor before and after storms. we want to make sure the stuff doesn't wash down into the storm drain and go out into the ocean. >> reporter: they have a plan for this weekend and christmas week. >> talking about who was going a be available, what crews will be called first. >> reporter: across the peninsula at sfo they aren't sure they will make it to whisk because of the storm -- to wisconsin because of the storm. >> we have reservations already. >> reporter: this canceled flights throughout the mid- west. sfo is bracing for big holiday crowds tomorrow. >> the forecast is for rain, we will see if mother nature has that in store for us. >> reporter: they are realistic travelers. >> nothing else you can do. can't change the weather. >> reporter: 130,000 travelers expected -- travelers are expected in and out of san francisco tomorrow. it is the bizzest travel day. -- busiest travel day. jade hernandez, ktvu c
FOX
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> classes resume today at san jose city college after the campus was shut down because of an alert about a possible armed intruder. >> i feel fine. i didn't feel nervous or anything. they handled it professionally. >> she hunkered down in her office for three hours last night while police searched. ktvu reported live from the scene, the drama started at 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon when someone reported seeing a gunman on campus. authorities sent a message to studentsp and staff stoo-- students and staff to stay inside. and then conducted a search but found no gunman. police began following up on leads it find out whether there was actually was an intruder. >> we took it very seriously as we do all calls that come in. but this call appeared to have credibility to it. >> police have undergone training and plan to hold more sessions in the future. >>> san francisco woman who was being held in connection with the death of her daughter has been released from jail. the girl was found laying on the sidewalk and died at the hospital. police arrested the mother, 46- year-old heidi heidelb
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
concern forks icy spots. mostly rain the rest of the night except well north and west of the city. we'll talk about thisproaching . >>> when the roads are covered with the wintry mix like this, that's when the state highway crews hit the highway. they have been watching the storm, treating the roads with salt. they have to move to other chemicals to get results. . >> the forecast will go down to 34, which is above freezing but it's close to the freezing mark. we purge people to be careful. >> state highway officials also stress that drivers should be prepared with essentials. never head out in bad weather without a flashlight and the good news is temperatures are not expected to drop low enough to cause major problems. the bad news it's rainy windy mess. joce sterman has more. >> reporter: that white christmas looks so beautiful. this, not so much. this is really ugly. as you're heading out to go back home, it will make for some messy travel. we were out on the roads earlier, and things were clear on the back roads. now with the rain all of that is rain -- is adding up to rain. ca
FOX
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
southeast of new york city. the population is 27,600. president obama made an announcement today. here is more of what the president had to say. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies. each time i learn the news i react not as a president but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children home tonight they know that their children's innocence has been torn away from
FOX
Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa river crept into vineyards as well. deer park road was partially blocked. up two miles the lane was closed. most drivers turned away, some did not. >> it looks like we got off easy. i mean, we have flooded vineyards and things like that. >> reporter: these area iztypically flood. -- areas typically flood. the risk of flooding had passed. >> that is due in part to the fact the rain stopped. had it continued to dump several inches we might be looking at more of a problem. >>
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
at 5:15 we'll take you to the ceremonies held today at seattle city hall. >>> and in our local weather we're wrapping up a beautiful weekend, lots of sunshine, temperatures on the rise this afternoon. lots of mid to upper 60s out there. right now on the maps on live stormtracker 2, no storms to track and just a few high clouds paid us a visit. this is the loop over the last few hours. mostly clear skies over a good portion of the bay area. as far as current numbers for the 5:00 number they are dropping back down to the 50s and 60s. napa like now 57 degrees. downtown san francisco, 66. and san josi, right about 61 degrees. reporting fair skies. overnight lows will be chilly overnight once again, so you definitely want to bundle up for work and school your monday morning. overnight readings in the upper 30s to santa rosa and to the 40s or san francisco and pacifica. san josi, 44 degrees. we're starting out the day in the chilly 30s and 40s. in the afternoon, most areas back into the mid to upper 60s once again. so not much of a change in temperatures, but i'm tracking a cooling t
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
. redwood city. looks like we will see more showers tomorrow. what i am tracking is this next weather system. nice looking system but nothing like what we saw. it will get in here tomorrow and bring rain. when i get back, i will break down the timing and we will go through it hour by hour so you can plan out your day. but the showers will be there. see you back here in a bit. >>> and we want to report breaking news to you. these are live pictures from news chopper 2. a number of emergency vehicles on the road, this is highway 84. near 680. and we understand right now we are hearing there are possible injuries in an accident, a head on collision before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. roads, we understand, have been closed in both directions. look at that. you can see from the headlights this long line of cars that are backed up as a result of this closure. an accident that you can see here happening on highway 84 near 680. that line is going on for miles. we are hahntering -- monitoring this and trying to get information from officials on the ground. we will bring you more information as we
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
to properly flow. the city council also adopted an emergency declaration establishing a million-dollar budget to fix the drainage problem. >> by the council's action yesterday we're trying to get this fixed as soon as we can in hopefully a matter of weeks as oppose today a matter of month. >> tonight's commute a lot smoother than this morning's. this recent storm almost nearly crush add san francisco story. we're going to have their story coming up. live here at the golden gate. >>> body was found in a rural road in fairfield this morning. officer got a call at about 8:45. they found moses lying on pea body road. he apparently had been hit bay chevy pickup truck. the debris there at the scene led them to a home in vacaville where they found a truck that matched the evidence. they arrest it had man they mrooef was the driver, 23-year-old alex perez, jr., on felony hit and run charges. >>> a driver is being treated for minor injuries after a dramatic roll overaccident. pickup truck crashed while traveling westbound on i mf-80 in livermore afternoon. the truck hit a puddle of water
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
newspaper that covers two counties north of new york city is at the sfr of a controversy after it posted a map online showing the names and addresses of handgun permit holders. on sunday, the journal news published interactive maps of westchester and rockland counties showing information about pistol and revolver permit holders. critics say it puts supporters in danger. opponents say it will show you neighbors are armed and were not not. >>> the day after christmas around the country was a rough day for some. power is out in places and some are stuck at airports. elizabeth corda has the report. >> if you're in a hurry to get somewhere, you could be if trouble on one of the busiest travel days of the year, highways are a mess, airports no better. >> just be calm. you can't change it, so take it for what it is and make the best of a bad situation. >> reporter: but if you're looking at departure boards that look like this and through windshields that look like this, be prepared to be hit with a case of the post-holiday travel blues. the sound of jingle bells now replaced by the scraping of pl
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
lives today, terry stewart joins the city attorney in expressing gratitude to the high court. >> and i can think of no better case for it to take up if it is going to take up a case than this case. it is coming at a particular onner tune time. >> he's talking about a rapid shift in views on same sex marriage. today the court reacted and announced it will l decide next year whether the federal government can deny benefits to married same sex couples. >> it's going be the whole ball of wax. . >> roy little says he believe it is court took the two cases because of the historical significance in them but if there is a swing vote in the court it may be justice roberts. >> this is his moment to be in history. you saw with the health care cases how he took the lead and upheld the man date, not kennedy. >> the cases will be argued early next year with rulings due by the end of june. . >> the senator released this statement today, i was pleased when the ninth circuit struck down prop prop eight in june and i hope the supreme court upholds that. >> here is a a rook at the time line for the event
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
city hall. >> reporter: that's right. the ban on public nudity passed its second and final vote. that led to yet another naked protest inside city hall. >> colleagues asked that we temporarily recess this meeting. >> nudists protested as san francisco supervisors gave their final approval to a ban on public nudity. the nudists are anticipating a court battle to restore what they see as their first amendment rights. >> we will continue fighting this no matter what it takes until this legislation is dead. >> one supervisor says he created the ordinance after years of complaints primarily from gay men living in the castro district. >> it will still be legal to be nude on a beach, to be nude at folsom street fair, bay to breakers, pride. >> been a takes effect february 1. >> there are so many families and people who have told me they're really sorry they can't come to the neighborhood anymore because of this. >> for others public nudity is what makes san francisco and the castro district unique. >> castro's fabulous. everything goes here. anything goes. so if you are offended by nudity, y
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
city subway. >> this latest death was last night in queens. katherine brown reports on the search. >> reporter: police say surveillance cameras captured her running along queens boulevard moments after pushing a man on the tracks and directly into the path of an on coming 7 train. >> that's pretty horrible. >> reporter: witnesses told investigators they saw a woman pacing and mumbleling on the platform and then sit on a bench. they said she shot forward and pushed the man to a gruesome desk -- death. >> stand close to the edge to look to see if the train comes. it makes you rethink the things you do on a regular basis. >> i think it's scary. i think people stand too close to the edge, too. there's -- that yellow line is there for reason. >> reporter: this is the second incident of a man pushed to his death in less than a month. a drifter pushed a man in front of an on coming train. the two were caught on cell phone video arguing. tracking down the suspect in the most recent incident is a top priority. >> if you see inbound who was acting erratically the way this alleged perpetrato
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
. help is resting on outsider to bring peace to this city. >> reporter: opd is bringing in a big name with a very big reputation. some are wondering if that one person can be the change people want to see on the street. this afternoon crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence in one of two homicides that happened within a five hour period. >> we hear things happening in oakland but most of the time international avenue and other places. >> reporter: but last night the crimes that happen in other places was right across the street in east oakland. one person stabbed to death on walnut street. before that two people were shot and killed on mead avenue adding to the highest murder rate oakland has had in five years. opd is bringing in change maker bill bratton to curve crime in los angeles and new york city. usf professor tony rab era knows bratton. >> i think bill can be a valuable resource to any organization. but i think oakland has to do some internal soul searching if you will. >> reporter: rib era says the assumption that howard jordan needs to be told what to do to be
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
. city officials agreed to the term of the plan. the director will have broad authority including the power to dismiss the police chief but the plan falls short of a federal take over. the court decision stems from a decade old police brutality lawsuit that claims that rogue officers called the writers beat or framed suspects. >> the moments before two people were left bound and gagged right in the middle of a street in san francisco. one of them later died. david is here now and tells us it appears that these victims were specifically targeted. >> that's right. prosecutors revealed details about what they is a lead up to the victims being bound and gagged in the street but there's many questions about what lead up to this crime. >> the one thing that we can say with no uncertainty is this is a brutal case. two entered not guilty pleas in their court appearance this afternoon. >> not guilty, sir. >> we were not allowed to film their faces. the 21 year old and 23 year old and 31 year reeled are charged with murder and assault. they entered this house and viciously assaulted 26 year old
FOX
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
city. david stevenson -- buses around the city. david stevenson ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a flat tire is to blame for a fatal crash this morning. a suv plowed into the back of a car. a woman in the car died at the scene. the driver suffered minor injuries and the driver of the suv was not hurt. drugs or alcohol is not believed to be factors in the crash. >>> bicyclist was injured when he collided with a street sweeper. the man was trapped and firefighters had to get him out. paramedics to him to the hospitals. injuries were not life threatening. >> a massive cyber attack is planned to raid personal checking accounts. research finds ithe project blitz -- finds the project blitz creek is a credible threat. they threatened to steal funds from chase, citibank, wells fargo and other banks. the attack could effect thousands of bank accounts. the bay area's housing market might be showing signs of a come back. the median price has gone up 20% in a year. in november that number came in at $438,000. almost 7300 homes changed hands last night, that is an increase of 16%. >>> we are still waitin
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the man died and tonight ktvu's david stevenson is live where investigators are waiting to talk to the woman. >> reporter: at this hour the victim is inside san francisco general hospital and police tell us she is fighting fighting for her life. >> this is something you see in the movies. in real life it is disturbing. >> case that shocked police and neighbors here. a driver called police at 8:30 p.m. last night after spotting a man and a woman bound and gagged in the street. both badly injured. >> we have a male victim, african american. the female victim is white. 18-19 years old. >> investigators won't describe the injuries but said the man died at midnight. >> hopefully when she is stabilized we can obtain more information that could lead to suspects or the motive. >> it is completely disturbing. bound and gagged. . >> reporter: neighbors say it is hard to believe the violence happened here. >> most likely they dropped it here. if it happened her
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
said they had permission to conduct drug searches. the city hasn't responded. >>> pg&e was fixing a gas leak that forced evacuation of part of a neighborhood. three homes were evacuated after the leak that was detected last night. a crew determined the leak was from a broken gas main. the situation caused tense moments for neighbors. >> first thing that came in my mind was the san bruno thing and stuff. but there was only three houses that were evacuated. i knew it wasn't that bad. >> pg&e ran a tube to keep gas service available to other homes. >>> the national weather service confirmed a tornado struck in watsonville saturday morning. it rolled in at 7:00 a.m. and caused damage to several greenhouses at a commercial farm. a picture taken by national weather service investigator of one of those collapsed greenhouses. the national weather service says the tornado path extended for a mile. >>> tow truck triggered a crash today. news chopper 2 shot pictures here on interstate 880. the tow truck lost control about 10:30 a.m. this morning hitting two other cars and crashing into the gua
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
the city's installation of a trash rack meant to keep debris from clogging the creek. the rains swept through and washed away little protection it offered. >> large log sections, branch sections. a lot of trash. even a chest of drawers. >> reporter: his curiosity pulled him from his office. >> i am always curious when water moves and soil moves. the debris that comes on the creeks on a heavy storm like that, you know something will happen. >> it is an ongoing thing. just like your backyard. got to clean your cleaves and the creeks are -- your leaves and the creeks are the same. >> mountain view road will be closed while crews rebuild the road and fix the huge hole. you can find live updates on the weather on your mobile device or go to www.ktvu.com. click on the storm watch tab. >>> change being made to the central subway project after criticism from residents. muni decided not to dig up a section of columbus avenue to remove huge drilling machines. some neighbors were against the idea and even filed a lawsuit. money says it will drill past that location and remove the machines there.
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
square, to show tourists the prettiest parts of the city. >> i would rather be home but it's okay. >> reporter: and of course to save the day when needed. >> it comes as part of the territory. it's part of the job. >> reporter: at starbucks it's a reinvolving door for those who need a jolt. >> vanilla bean frapuccino. >> reporter: the baristas are finished. >> somebody has to do it i guess. i've worked on christmas and sometimes you get time and half. >> reporter: if you own a business no extra pay. but for max and tammy it's another day. >> it's not so bad. we'll be home by dinner time. >> i have to eat just like everybody else. merry christmas. >> reporter: they are pretty slow throughout their system except for those cable cars they're actually more popular on holidays. so some of those operators will be working until tonight. >> you see it right there from lorraine's shot the weather out there is frightful like the song goes and it's been a mess compared to yesterday. >> in the last 30, 40 minutes we've had the heaviest rain move through the bay area. i'm getting reports in fr
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
. kenneth never got a good look you but his mother said she has confidence the city police department to solve the case. the police say the assault is still under investigation and have yet to call it a hate crime. >> now to the latest on your money for the senate majority leader predicted we would fall off the fiscal cliff next week. we bring you up to speed on the gridlock down in dc. >> reporter: it may already be to late. five-days before the fiscal cliff and with the house out of town until sunday, the senate majority lead admitted a deal seems unlikely. >> i have to be honest. i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> reporter: and an attack he point blame on the house speaker for letting members stay home with no deal in sight. > we are here in washington working while the members of the house of representatives are out watching movies, watching the kids play soccer and basketball. he seems to care more about keeping his speaker ship than keeping the nation on firm financial footing. >> reporter: the speaker's office responded, the senator should talk less and legislate mor
FOX
Dec 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
small towns and big cities across america, victims who much of the time their only fault was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. we will be told that the causes of such violence are complex and that is true. no single law, no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society, but that can't be an excuse for inaction. surely, we can do better than this. if there's even one step we can take to save another child or another parent or another town from the grief that's visited tucson and aurora and oak creek and newtown, and communities from columbine to blacksberg before that, surely we have an obligation to try. in the coming weeks i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals, to parents and educators, in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this because what choice do we have? we can't accept events like this as routine. are we really prepared to
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
around usually visiting a number of cities. >> reporter: two weeks ago thieves smashed windows at the macy's and made off with hundred hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. some told us they're not surprised. >> with things happening nowadays nothing surprises me any more. everyone and everybody is doing something. >> reporter: >> reporter: now concord police aren't saying much about this latest burglary, but they do want witnesses to step forward. you can just call them or send them an electronic message. they're looking forward to hearing from the public on this crime. live in concord tonight, sal castaneda. >> the santa clara district attorneys office released a statement. this video we're showing you here is meant to educate the public on what the da calls an i crime epidemic. the use of an app that helps you find your device if it's steelen. it advises people to get help from a law enforcement agency. >> breaking news now where police are investigating a bank robbery. it happened at a u.s. bank branch which is not far from east 14th street and only a couple of blocks
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
headline tells you what happened next. months earlier this new york city subway surveillance video showed how to happened. he and another man are seen arguing before the other man pushes him to the tracks. watching it happen, this photographer, rather than help, he snapped nearly 50 photos on his camera. he said it was his way of trying to get the subway conductor's attention. >> took mow a second to figure out what was happening. i sought lights in the distance of the approaching train. the only thing i could think of at that time was to alert the driver with my camera flash. >> reporter: that didn't get the motor man to flash and the post was criticized. twitter is calling the decision horrifying, despicable. imagine how this man's family feels. we spoke to the pr company that represents the new york post. so far, no statement has been pished -- issued. as for the suspect, he has been arrested and charged. >>> senators barbara mikulski and cardin are expected to speak at at committee on homeland security. mikulski is calling for aid to the eastern shore still suffering from the s
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
year. like most cities, annapolis is on a tight budget but local businesses stepped up and rescued them. >> that's what being part of the city is all b everybody joins together, picks up the burden and helps out. >> reporter: fireworks are tradition for 4th of july and new year's eve. it will continue because business owners like this one. >> people look at annapolis as a historic traditional american feel. they want it come downtown and have a good time. part of my job, i believe, as a business or merchant downtown is to help be a part of that. >> i think it's awesome. it's great that the community is pitching in. >> reporter: people who have been coming could not imagine annapolis 2013 without fireworks. >> this wouldn't be as image jal. >> reporter: annapolis will be having two fireworks displace tonight. one at 7:30 north young are crowd and, of course, the second one at midnight. in annapolis, don harrison, abc2 news. >>> if you're in new zealand, you don't have to wait. people already ringing in the new year the first to ring in 2013 setting off fireworks from the auckland sk
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
: it's been raining here all day. that has cities watching for vulnerable areas. the house now inhauptable has a backyard protected by a tarp. sand backs are out. the home and s a mile and a half up and away from a sink hole. not completely fixed. it was a contributing factor this to this road closure for more than six months. this afternoon crews in the rain reopened. during the massive $it 12 million project crews had to avoid shutting down a water and sewer line. >> provides water to i believe a half million people. and chevron refinery and the sugar plant. >> reporter: the bike shop's owner isn't complaining. he saw business plummet. whether traffic was having a lot of trouble getting into and out of town being only one freeway exit instead of two. >> reporter: recent rain shut down another road which wasn't expected to reopen today but did out of necessity. >> this street is a real important bypass for circulation. so a lot of folks use this to get around the downtown traffic. if it's not operating we have more congestion than downtown. >> reporter: the city's mayor who li
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
in carson city, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 3-5 mauves a family accused of elder abuse plead no contest. more than a dozen mentally disabled climates were kept in deplorable conditions that included beatings, no food and 46 dogs. three were released but two face up to four years in prison. an adult daughter completed her sentence and another daughter has not yet entered a police. the father died in jail. >>> california's campaign watch dog could open an investigation into whether a senator broke the law when he used campaign funds to buy a vehicle owned by the state. they sent a letter to a republican, they want to know why the title for the car is in his name if it was for campaign use. this is based on a report released yesterday saying some upgraded their vehicles at taxpayer expense. >>> the transportation authority is getting $50 million for the bart extension project. officials approved the funding today to expand facilities in hayward, upgrades are needed to accommodate a larger fleet. it involve as 16-mile extension to san jose, milpitas and sclera. >>> stall cared is snarling t
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
the city, mid-50s once again. asyou go a little further north, maybe not quite so warm. incarol county, temperatures struggle to get past the low 50s. blue skies though and plenty of sunshine will be on tap tomorrow. take a look at the set up here. disturbancepen wheeling to the north now. we're getting a couple of area offense cloud cover on the south of that. future trend showing nothing tomorrow, bright blue skies. you're going to need the sun glasses tomorrow. but,check this out, another change, faster moving weather pattern. wo bring in another disturbance on thursday leading with colder air, showers likely sdmurz into friday. there's going to be enough cold air. mid-30stomorrow and then back to ho 40s and 50s but then the cold air builds up to the north here and that will come down the pike as we go into friday and saturday. here it is for you, right now looking at some clearing behind this weather maker off to the north and east. putting downsnow in northern new england but there is a new system brewing north and west that will hit us thursday night into friday. tomorrow
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
some city streets. here in san francisco, deep standing water caused drivers to slow down before merging on to highway 101. the weather brought scattered showers and a change in the morning's wind direction. san francisco international airport duty manager says a wind change at the airport equals a change in flight patterns, and in how many flights are allowed to land and take off, which is why these aircraft are backed up. >> we were cut back from 60 to 25 landings. so that is a big number. reporter: that also includes departures. the flight information board shows only a few flights either arriving or leaving on time. not good news to gretchen, who has to catch a connecting flight. >> we have an hour delay, and supposed to leave at 2:00, and we're supposed to fly into chicago, we'll have ten minutes to connect to our flight. >> they say they try to deep delies to 45 minutes. >> we held 459 minute foors long time, for almost all morning, and then the sky is getting dark, and we increased to about an hour. >> masters is just trying to get back to san diego. this rain might mean a
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
for divorce in 2008. lanza lived with his mother in an upscale part of the city. neighborsneighbors who knew they are stunned. >> it's like a normal, everybody else in this neighborhood. decorate the house, and the house is always pristine and just like any other house wife. >> other newtown residents are still struggling to deal with the tremendous loss. many say they feel hopeless. others now fear for their own family's safety. >> they -- i have a daughter who is an adult and she is a fourth grade elementary cool -- i'm sorry -- teacher, and she could be in jeopardy for her entire life now, and it's very hard for me to -- having a difficult time processing this now. >> in addition to vigils being held across connecticut there irvarious signs of support for the victims and their families, including this banner hanging from a window in newtown that read, hug a teacher today. >>> in alameda, people are mothering the victims of the shooting. -- people are mourning the victims of the shooting. here's a look at one hoff the several vigils that have come together today in the bay area. r
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
restaurant on santa clara avenue a a block from city hall. there was heavy known and firefighters say it appears the fire had several points origin. >> we got on scene. we found a building charged full of smoke and appeared to have a fire inside. we were able to contain the fire to the perimeter of the building itself. >> ama: damage is estimated at a quarter million dollars. no one was hurt. >>> in the east bay, police arrested two teenagers after officers say the boys used a pipe bomb to blow up a woman's mail box. alert neighbors helped police track down the teens before they could do more damage with a second explosive device. >> mangled remnants of what used to be a metal mail box is in the front yard of this home the morning after teenagers put a pipe bomb inside it. the explosion rocked the quiet neighborhood just before 10:00 p.m. >> a big explosion. and just shook the windows. woke me up. >> it's crazy times, you know. we're just really surprised how things happen like that. >> the resident of the home didn't want to give us her name. when we caught up with her she was in a hurr
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
a national ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and are demanding the city of oakland make public safety a priority. >> we demand our mayor declare oakland a state of emergency and get the mutual aid we can get from the governor's office and all that will come to help us, because our city is out of control. >> ama: several community and religious groups joined forces for the rally, save, soldiers against vines -- violence everywhere. >>> with new year's eve two days away, local police agency and the chp have again stepping up patrol and dui checkpoints. checkpoints will be in operation in redwood city, san francisco, san jose, and other cities. you can leave the car home. muni, caltrain, will offer free service. b.a.r.t. won't be free but will be operating trains until 3:00 a.m. on new year's day. >> with less than three days to go for the so called live in live in, president obama is confident a deal will be reached. the president said in this weekly address, agreement won't be easy but politics can't get in the way. >> we just can't afford a politically self-inflicted wou
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> an 11-year-old boy from daly city was killed in a police chase in pasadena. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez went to the family's neighborhood. joe. >> reporter: you can see this apartment building behind me. this is where the ing family makes their home. they were in pasadena visiting relatives on christmas day. riding in a van, police were chasing a suspect through the streets. that suspect vehicle smashed into the van and killed two cousins including 11-year-old kendrick ing. let this is a photo according to kendrick's neighbor rita, she identified him from this facebook picture. she says the boy was always involved with sports and school and that his father was devoted to his children. [ crying ] >> the dad and boy would always travel together and see them together all the time. [ crying ] >> the father was always the one taking them to school... i would see them back and forth coming from sports and then... [ crying ] >> reporter: kendrick was killed, his other three-family members were involved in that crash at least two of them are still in the hospital. police are investigati
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
police chase that ended up killing an 11- year-old daly city boy. the l.a. county district attorney says the suspects a man and woman in their early 20s threw a loaded gun out of their car before slamming into a minivan in pasadena on christmas night. 11-year-old kendrick ing was killed along with his 25-year- old cousin. the family was down in l.a. for christmas and had just left an ice rink. >>> as 2012 closes oakland's murder rate hit 130. three people were killed just last night. a 21-year-old and a 19-year-old were shot to death. and in a separate attack, a man was stabbed. >>> along the coast 14-foot waves have prompted a high surf advisory from point reyes down to san mateo county. the surf is going to be up until late tomorrow night. >>> and there used to be a certain code on the streets. vandals wouldn't touch a mural. but now graffiti vandals have hit murals all over san francisco from north beach to davisidero to the mission. one artist involved with the mission's clarion alley mural project says 2012 has been the worst year since he started 15 years ago. >>> new year's e
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
experiments. >> eye on the bay produce california cities sandra murray -- producer sandra murray discovered it while doing a news segment. forget about rush delivery. simply email or print the ecard and your gift is ready to go. >> by creating electricity from the heat of the fire it can charge your phone, light or other gadgets. >> it gain popularity following hurricane sandy enabling those without power to charge their phone without fire. it is also back ordered and comes with a ding staff gift tag for last minute holiday orders. and, finally, like a juicer but better. justed a frozen bananas and you have a healthy snack with no sugar, milk or added calories. it was a hit in the newsroom. now, it cost about 50 bucks. target stays open until 9:00. so, rush out and grab it now if you want it. >>> if the weather keeps up we will need one of those bio lights. >> reporter: we have a lot of nasty weather. calmer weather towards christmas. outside, the south bay, our view, we had a mostly sunny day. the beautiful bay bridge on christmas eve. these are your temperatures outside right now. san fra
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
california cities. >>> the president and house republicans have three weeks to compromise on tax hikes and spending cuts. ed to president obama hit the road to rally support from his plan. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has the latest from washington. >> president obama's public campaign to steer clear of the fiscal cliff took him to a diesel engine planted detroit. >> if congress doesn't act soon, meaning in the next few weeks, starting on january first, everybody's going to see their income taxes go up. >> private face to face talks were revised this weekend when house speaker boehner went over to the white house. neither side is releasing details about the conversation, but taxes are still the big sticking point. >> i'm not going to have a situation where the wealthiest among us, including folks like me get to keep all our tax break. >> while republicans have adamantly opposed raising taxes, now some are considering it if democrats agree to social security and medicare changes. republicans were disappointed with the proposed spending cuts in the president's first offer which do no
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
city without the dental preventative. it will take about two years though to get the system up and running. >>> well, bitter cold blanketing the bay area. you can see it from frost covered car windows and in some north bay communities, people were scraping the ice off their windshields. julie watts says there's another change on the way. julie. >> that's right. i'm in for paul tonight filling in or weather duty and i can tell you temperatures already beginning to drop. in fact, current temperatures out there right now anywhere from the low 50s to mid-40s and they will get cooler from there. the good news is not quite as chilly as last night. we'll see freezing temperatures but a bit more mild. rain returns thursday afternoon, a wet windy extended forecast is coming up. >> thank you. >>> what's rich in the eyes of congress? how the "fiscal cliff" rescue plan may hinge on differing definitions. >> this hotel has done nothing for us but try to bring us down. >> a nuisance neighbor closed by the courts. why the owner of a bay area hotel known as a haven for hookers says he should be al
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
miles northeast of new york city. the population is about 27,500 people and encompasses will 60 square miles about the same size as carmel-by-the-sea here in california. there are four elementary schools in newtown. sandy hook where the shootings took place is a kindergarten through fourth grade school. >>> now, the children described terror as they told their parents about how they cowered in the classrooms. while their teachers locked doors and ordered them to hide. here's how some of those students and their parents explained what happened today. >> somebody yelled, get to a safe place. >> teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: inside sandy hook elementary school, children were caught in the chaos. >> teacher said had to close the blinds and had to close the blinds and had to shut off the lights and [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: outside, the first family members on the scene witnessed a horrific site. >> three children that came out, one of them was -- had a very bloody face, it was a very violent scene. they were in the arms of a state trooper. they did not move. their
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
there's like the next one just keeps going. >> reporter: now, the city of millbrae does not have the ability to make any kind of changes to this state road but it is the city not caltrans that put up this little flashing sign to at least do something to try to help the pedestrians. we did reach out to the district headquarters of caltrans today with some specific questions about all of this and so far, we have not received a reply. reporting live from millbrae, i'm mark sayre, cbs 5. >>> the chp says it's busted three of the carquinez bridge bandits. they are accused in a rash of robberies on the bridge earlier this year. investigators say the men would pull up in stolen cars wearing masks and then demand cash from the tolltakers. >> they would approach the toll plaza and either demand money, show a weapon, sometimes not and then just flee on interstate 80. >> surveillance video and other evidence ties the trio to at least three heists according to police. but they think there could be more bridge bandits out there. >>> other bay area headlines. traffic on the san mateo bridge just r
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
and garages, everywhere. >> reporter: the city manager says in 1997 they saw flooding again and put in the trash racks to solve the problem. now they will consider building a bigger one or a bigger culvert. first they have to get through the winter. >> we'll put a temporary storm drain in while we develop a permanent fix. >> reporter: this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide, 15 feat deep. a gas line two water lines and a sewer line run under the road. the sewer line is diverted temporarily above ground and a handful of customers is getting water through the hoses. the utilities will be fully restored fairly soon. the city manager says they need dry weather to fix the road. >> probably install that in late spring or summer so a bottom line is that there's going to be a hole in the ground here for a long time. and mountain view drive is degree to be closed. >> reporter: now, the folks on the other side of this road aren't cut off from civilization but have to detour a block and a half. it's inconvenient and will last quite some time. ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> in the santa cruz m
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
." >>> reporter: in an open letter to the president today eight big city mayors from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets. it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should.
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
a detention cr in guatemala city -- surroud >>> antivirus software founder john mcafee is in miami arriving there 45 minutes ago. he was released from a detention center in guatemala city surrounded by police and reporters. guatemala says it is expelling mcafee for entering the country illegally. he sneaked in from neighboring belize where he is wanted for questioning in the death of his neighbor. it's not clear whether u.s. officials will hold him on behalf of authorities in belize. >>> well, you might think that residents with the least amount of trash to be picked up would get the lowest rate increase if they get one at all. but in san carlos, that's not the case. cbs 5 reporter don ford explains why they are paying more. >>> reporter: trash day in san carlos, cans lined up. starting january new rates are going up. but not everyone gets the same rate increase. smaller cans get a large increase while large cans get a smaller increase. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: this is a smaller can. >> if i have to pay more then i might as well get the bigger size. but i have less garba
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
bound, gagged and beaten on a city street. one of the victims died. cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us this was no random crime. >> reporter: no, it wasn't. in fact, they have arrested four women and one man in a hercules home this morning. now, police say this visitacion valley neighborhood was the dumping ground for their two victims. investigators call this case so bizarre, it is something you see only in the movies. now, a man and woman were tied up and gagged, beaten, one shot left on the street early sunday evening. information led police to the five suspects. they say a 32-year-old san francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man have been charged with murder. three women, 19, 22 and 24 years old from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims knew their attackers. >> it was established that there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i cannot get into details about the relationships. >> reporter: police say they wouldn't elaborate on a motive, nor would they confirm that this case may be tied to
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
. an area neighbors say gets the brunt of bad luck during storms. >> what's the city going to do to make sure the rest of the trees don't fall down? >> reporter: nobody was hurt. one neighbor said i guess it goes to show, you can't park anywhere in the city. in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> parts of the south bay got a good drenching. more than 7" of rain falling in parts of the santa cruz mountains. cbs 5 joe vazquez in santa cruz county. joe, i have word the storm claimed a life? >> reporter: that's right. a man died from this storm here in santa cruz county. it happened in the sokel creek in capitola that's going to be just southeast of santa cruz. our sister station kion said the man drowned. here in the santa cruz mountains a steady rain continues. the folks here, they are used to this. maybe a little too used to. in fact, we saw some folks who may have risked their lives clearing a road. take a look. the san lorenzo river is rushing fast. in fact, carol says it appears to be rising more dramatically than in years. she says only a day and a half ago it was so dry her
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
, fremont, oakland and redwood city. your lows tonight in the low 50s. concord 51. a little milder tonight because we have cloud cover. another cloudy day today. but there's a difference between this weathermaker and the past several. one, it's not as juicy. there's not as much moisture in the atmosphere and two, we have an area of high pressure building in from the south which has shoved the storm track farther up to the north. it's pouring in seattle. it's pouring in portland. it's pouring in eugene. it's pouring in crescents city. but crescent city but not here in the bay area. after tomorrow high pressure will build off to the west giving's dry flow of air from the northwest and it's december so a northwest flow of air will be chilly. highs around 60, lows in the 30s. but you get the sunshine back as soon as the end of the week and into the weekend. we'll have showers throughout the morning commute but nothing too terribly heavy. it will be out of here by the evening and will clear out and thursday looks sunnier than the past couple of days. so what to expect? showers moving in from th
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
after those who do dumping or do robberies. >> reporter: the city of oakland also gave the green light to put up a gate at the entrance on this privately owned street. but a company next to the housing development vows to sue the homeowners if they put up a gate. a resolution is nowhere in sight after months of negotiation. >> if we had a gate this may not have happened. >> reporter: for now homeowners can count on each other to keep the community safe. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> checking your bay area headlines, a flat tire likely led to this deadly crash on the san mateo bridge. the chp says a driver of a honda was pulling over when an suv slammed into the car from behind. a woman in the back seat of the honda was killed. no one else was seriously hurt. >>> a very close call in san francisco. the driver of this car accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake. finally skidded to a stop africa reasoning off that cliff near the twin peaks look -- after karineing off that cliff near the twin peaks lookout. it is a long bay down. nobody was hurt. >>> if you plan to eat fresh dun
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
commercial sales of hollow point bullets. he also wants police notified when anyone in the city buys 500 or more rounds of ammunition at once. >>> san francisco police also announced plans for another gun buyback event afternoon last weekend's huge successful one. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us it may be impossible to keep one a huge spike in gun sales. >> this hand guard is attached by -- >> reporter: here at the bay area gun vault in mountain view the owner says business has been brisk. >> one of the most popular sellers, the ar-15 semi- automatic rifle. >> well, uhm, the government is wanting to ban certain types of rifles and they are very popular. and people have been caught on the fence of buying them are now pushed over to the edge where if i can't get them quick i will get them now. >> reporter: with fears of gun laws, gun owners an enthusiasts aren't taking chances. >> we have a ton of new buyers. people who never bought them before are getting one, may be the last chance. >> reporter: sam from sunnyvale says anytime something bad involving guns takes place, it often has ne
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
removal independent of the city. it's not something both sides wanted but they can live with it and that's why they appeared to be having this settlement in front of a judge and will probably an proved. >> thank you. >>> soggy ground caused a tree crash through a master bedroom early this morning narrowly missing a couple sleeping in their bed. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us the close call. >> i was asleep. i woke up. and there was a tree in my house. >> reporter: it was much worse than the alarm clock at 7:30 this morning. the 100-foot cypress tree snapped and fell on the home in russian hill crashing through the roof of the master bedroom. >> 4 feet plus my bed and i wouldn't be standing here talking to you right now. so i'm blessed. >> reporter: neighbor lisa got a rude awakening too. >> i just heard the most massive crash that you could ever imagine. >> reporter: and then, she looked out of her window. >> then i saw a wall like water i guess that came off the tree after it hit the house. >> reporter: the tree also ripped down a power line. >> it's dangerous. >> reporter: a
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
. why critics say five acts like these don't make the city safer. >> and don't be lured by those 47 mpg claims. many mileage estimates are overrated. >> the cars are not getting the fuel economy you would expect. >> the push to make estimates more accurate. >> giving back, not your time or money but your presents. we go into the mall madness to find out what gifts are going back to the stores. ,,,,,,,, decided today was the day to clean out the basement. and he found 5 and a half pounds of dynami! >>> a man who lived in a west oakland home for 30 years decided today was the day to clean out the basement. and what he found was 5.5 pounds of dynamite. at firstk he carried it all back out to his truck but then thought better of it who called police who called the bomb squad. they hauled it away but not before evacuating part of the neighborhood on 37th street. the dynamite dated back to world war ii. >>> gun buy-back programs here in the bay area are proving to be a big hit and in los angeles city leaders moved up the date of the city's annual buy back program in the wake of the newtown sc
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Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
tomorrow, we're looking at half inch of rain for concord, two-thirds for redwood city and up to 2" of rain for the north bay and north bay mountains. rain picks up tonight. if you have to go out shopping and don't want the rain, the best bet is a brief break tomorrow afternoon. rain sunday, and one dry day on christmas eve. highs tomorrow, san jose 57. redwood city 56. hayward, union city 56. last-minute shopping in walnut creek or pleasanton, mid-50s for you. rain likely especially early tomorrow sausalito, alameda, san francisco, mid-50s for your saturday. we are still wet on sunday. we get that break for santa claus and for the reindeer. they are going to have good navigation right into the bay area because monday will be dry. but as soon as christmas day afternoon, the rain comes back and rain is likely on wednesday and thursday and friday. this is our final check presentation for "food for bay area families." paul head of california middle market banking of jpmorgan chase is here. you have a great check but before that, tell us about your company's commitment to make sure people
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